How do we want to live? Our office in Islamabad has been working for a peaceful and progressive Pakistan since 1986. Since then FNF Pakistan office has been seeking to answer this very question: How do we want to live? As individuals we are all entitled to personal dignity and freedom. It has been FNF`s mission to make these principles valid for all. We want people to realize the project of their lives! We promote a social and political environment where every individual can become the pilot of his/her lives!
Informed Citizenship and Digitalization
How youth can become an informed citizen in the age of digital information overload? Read the proceedings of the workshop with youth conducted with the IAF Gummersbach Alumni in Pakistan.
COVID19: Situation in Pakistan
It was a ‘pleasant surprise’ to see Pakistan in the 3rd place on the Normalcy Index, as mentioned in the July edition of ‘The Economist’ . Was it vaccination, lock down, smart lock down or economic policies attached to COVID-19 or everything in combination?
The politico-social changes under the Taliban rule
From lipsticks and music to flags and fleeing the country. Read the observations by Azaz Syed, a senior investigative journalist from Pakistan as he talked to people in Kabul, right before and after the Taliban take over in Afghanistan.
Crisis demands engagement - not isolation
What can the big 7 countries learn from the culmination of a foreign intervention in Afghanistan? Accountability , active engagement and economic activity. Read the analysis by our IAFGummersbach Alumni Imtiaz Gul on the situation in Afghanistan after 31st August 2021
70 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Pakistan and Germany
Key note Speech of His Excellency Mr. Bernhard Schlagheck, Ambassador of Federal Republic of Germany to Pakistan, at Friedrich Naumann Foundation Pakistan`s event
“Celebrating Unity in Diversity: Book Launch and Cultural Night” at Lok Virsa, Islamabad, 25 Feb 2021.
Celebrating Unity in Diversity
How can one talk about diversity and explain the concept of Federalism using arts? FNF Pakistan in 2020 rose to the challenge when due to COVID a number of planned workshops were converted into digital panel discussion on zoom or facebook. This is that story!
Women drive politics
The role of the Women's parliamentary caucus in influencing legislation on women's right is a case in point. And yet, women continue to be underrepresented in the political and economic decision-making process. This is why FNF Pakistan hand the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan have commissioned a study on the performance of female legislators in Pakistan from 2018-2020. You can find the results of this study here.